History Comicbook / Powers

7th Sep '16 6:59:29 PM BiffJr
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A minor DeconstructorFleet taken to [[TheAgesOfSuperHeroComics Super Hero Comics]], ''Powers'' looks at the world of superpowered crime, life and death through the eyes of two [[{{Muggles}} non-powered]] detectives who investigate crimes committed by and related to superheroes and villains. These investigations frequently lead Detectives Christian Walker, [[note]] Who at one time was a powerful superhero before losing his powers prior to the start of the comics. [[/note]] and Deena Pilgrim, [[note]] A spunky female partner with very serious anger and control issues [[/notes]] into the seedier side of superpowered life, sex, messed up group dynamics and relationships, and the culture that surrounds it, including everything from trashy tabloids obsessed with the Powers to the bureaucratic nightmare that lies at the heart of the multiple government agencies they often have to deal with.

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A minor DeconstructorFleet taken to [[TheAgesOfSuperHeroComics Super Hero Comics]], ''Powers'' looks at the world of superpowered crime, life and death through the eyes of two [[{{Muggles}} non-powered]] detectives who investigate crimes committed by and related to superheroes and villains. These investigations frequently lead Detectives Christian Walker, [[note]] Who at one time was a powerful superhero before losing his powers prior to the start of the comics. [[/note]] and Deena Pilgrim, [[note]] A spunky female partner with very serious anger and control issues [[/notes]] [[/note]] into the seedier side of superpowered life, sex, messed up group dynamics and relationships, and the culture that surrounds it, including everything from trashy tabloids obsessed with the Powers to the bureaucratic nightmare that lies at the heart of the multiple government agencies they often have to deal with.
7th Sep '16 6:58:53 PM BiffJr
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A minor DeconstructorFleet taken to [[TheAgesOfSuperHeroComics Super Hero Comics]], ''Powers'' looks at the world of superpowered crime, life and death through the eyes of two [[{{Muggles}} non-powered]] detectives who investigate crimes committed by and related to superheroes and villains. These investigations frequently lead Detectives Christian Walker, (who at one time was a powerful superhero before losing his powers prior to the start of the comics) and Deena Pilgrim, (a spunky female partner with very serious anger and control issues) into the seedier side of superpowered life, sex, messed up group dynamics and relationships, and the culture that surrounds it, including everything from trashy tabloids obsessed with the Powers to the bureaucratic nightmare that lies at the heart of the multiple government agencies they often have to deal with.

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A minor DeconstructorFleet taken to [[TheAgesOfSuperHeroComics Super Hero Comics]], ''Powers'' looks at the world of superpowered crime, life and death through the eyes of two [[{{Muggles}} non-powered]] detectives who investigate crimes committed by and related to superheroes and villains. These investigations frequently lead Detectives Christian Walker, (who [[note]] Who at one time was a powerful superhero before losing his powers prior to the start of the comics) comics. [[/note]] and Deena Pilgrim, (a [[note]] A spunky female partner with very serious anger and control issues) issues [[/notes]] into the seedier side of superpowered life, sex, messed up group dynamics and relationships, and the culture that surrounds it, including everything from trashy tabloids obsessed with the Powers to the bureaucratic nightmare that lies at the heart of the multiple government agencies they often have to deal with.
13th Jul '16 11:58:11 AM Morgenthaler
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* SuperSupremacist: There's a Franchise/{{Superman}} CaptainErsatz named Supershock who gets to the point of being so disconnected from other sentient beings and fed up with humanity that he develops a god complex and decides it's time for him to impose/enforce his own personal order on the world.
2nd Jun '16 3:22:57 PM Eagal
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A TV adaptation starring Creator/SharltoCopley (''Film/{{District 9}}'', ''Film/{{Elysium}}'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'') as Christian, Susan Heyward (''Series/TheFollowing'') as Deena, Creator/MichelleForbes (''Series/TheKilling'') as Retro Girl, Creator/NoahTaylor (''Series/GameOfThrones'') as Johnny Royalle and Creator/EddieIzzard as Wolfe was made by the [=PlayStation Network=] in 2015. Season 2 began airing May 31, 2016.

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A TV adaptation starring Creator/SharltoCopley (''Film/{{District 9}}'', ''Film/{{Elysium}}'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'') as Christian, Susan Heyward (''Series/TheFollowing'') as Deena, Creator/MichelleForbes (''Series/TheKilling'') as Retro Girl, Creator/NoahTaylor (''Series/GameOfThrones'') as Johnny Royalle and Creator/EddieIzzard as Wolfe was made by the [=PlayStation Network=] in 2015. Season 2 began airing May 31, 2016.
Its page can be found [[Series/{{Powers}} here]].
2nd Jun '16 2:05:25 PM Eagal
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A TV adaptation starring Creator/SharltoCopley (''Film/{{District 9}}'', ''Film/{{Elysium}}'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'') as Christian, Susan Heyward (''Series/TheFollowing'') as Deena, Creator/MichelleForbes (''Series/TheKilling'') as Retro Girl, Creator/NoahTaylor (''Series/GameOfThrones'') as Johnny Royalle and Creator/EddieIzzard as Wolfe was made by the [=PlayStation Network=] in 2015. A second season has been ordered and is set to begin May 31, 2016.

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A TV adaptation starring Creator/SharltoCopley (''Film/{{District 9}}'', ''Film/{{Elysium}}'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'') as Christian, Susan Heyward (''Series/TheFollowing'') as Deena, Creator/MichelleForbes (''Series/TheKilling'') as Retro Girl, Creator/NoahTaylor (''Series/GameOfThrones'') as Johnny Royalle and Creator/EddieIzzard as Wolfe was made by the [=PlayStation Network=] in 2015. A second season has been ordered and is set to begin Season 2 began airing May 31, 2016.
26th Mar '16 9:11:54 PM Eagal
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A TV adaptation starring Creator/SharltoCopley (''Film/{{District 9}}'', ''Film/{{Elysium}}'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'') as Christian, Susan Heyward (''Series/TheFollowing'') as Deena, Creator/MichelleForbes (''Series/TheKilling'') as Retro Girl, Creator/NoahTaylor (''Series/GameOfThrones'') as Johnny Royalle and Creator/EddieIzzard as Wolfe has been ordered by the [=PlayStation Network=], and began airing in March 2015.

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A TV adaptation starring Creator/SharltoCopley (''Film/{{District 9}}'', ''Film/{{Elysium}}'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'') as Christian, Susan Heyward (''Series/TheFollowing'') as Deena, Creator/MichelleForbes (''Series/TheKilling'') as Retro Girl, Creator/NoahTaylor (''Series/GameOfThrones'') as Johnny Royalle and Creator/EddieIzzard as Wolfe has been ordered was made by the [=PlayStation Network=], Network=] in 2015. A second season has been ordered and began airing in March 2015.
is set to begin May 31, 2016.
26th Mar '16 9:10:53 PM Eagal
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* ActionGirl: Normal, Deena; [[spoiler: superhuman, Calista after becoming Retro Girl.]]

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* ActionGirl: Normal, Normal: Deena; Superhuman: [[spoiler: superhuman, Calista after becoming Retro Girl.]]



* AnyoneCanDie: Causes genuine drama.

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* %%* AnyoneCanDie: Causes genuine drama.



* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: Averted.



* BlackComedy: They're homicide detectives, it's pretty much a given.

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* BlackComedy: They're homicide detectives, it's pretty much a given.%%* BlackComedy



* EvilPowerVacuum

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* %%* EvilPowerVacuum



* GoodCopBadCop
* GreenRocks: One of the reasons the muggle cops have any chance against villains is because of the technology that cancels out powers. ([[{{MST 3 K Mantra}} Don't think too hard about how that would work]]).

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* GoodCopBadCop
* GreenRocks: One of the reasons the muggle cops have any chance against villains is because of the technology that cancels out powers. ([[{{MST 3 K Mantra}} Don't think too hard about how that would work]]).
%%* GoodCopBadCop



* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:By the time of the most recent volume, a big chunk of the secondary cast is gone or missing in action]].

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* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:By the time of the most recent volume, volume 3, a big chunk of the secondary cast is gone or missing in action]].



* PowerNullifier: See GreenRocks above. Rinse, repeat.

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* PowerNullifier: See GreenRocks above. Rinse, repeat.One of the reasons the muggle cops have any chance against villains is because of the technology that cancels out powers.



---> '''Walker:''' No.
---> [[spoiler:'''Satan:''']] No, what?
---> '''Walker:''' No. I don't believe anything you're saying. I don't think you are who you aren't saying you are. And fuck you.

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---> '''Walker:''' No.
---> [[spoiler:'''Satan:''']] No, what?
---> '''Walker:''' No.\\
[[spoiler:'''Satan:''']] No, what?\\
'''Walker:''' No.
I don't believe anything you're saying. I don't think you are who you aren't saying you are. And fuck you.



* [[PurelyAestheticGlasses Purely Aesthetic Goggles]]: Both modern-age Retro Girl's wear these when in costume, [[spoiler: though in Calista's case, they seem to be more for disguise]].
* [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld Really Three MILLION years old]]: [[spoiler:Walker, and a number of other superheores. Walker and Wolf appear to have gotten the raw end of the deal on this one; it's heavily implied that they were truly immortal and alive for most of that time, while the others were mainly [[{{Reincarnation}} reincarnates]].]]

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* [[PurelyAestheticGlasses Purely Aesthetic Goggles]]: PurelyAestheticGlasses: Both modern-age Retro Girl's wear these when in costume, [[spoiler: though in Calista's case, they seem to be more for disguise]].
* [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld Really Three MILLION years old]]: ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: [[spoiler:Walker, and a number of other superheores. Walker and Wolf appear to have gotten the raw end of the deal on this one; it's heavily implied that they were truly immortal and alive for most of that time, while the others were mainly [[{{Reincarnation}} reincarnates]].]]



* StockSuperpowers

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* StockSuperpowersStockSuperpowers: Retro Girl's power set.



* TabloidMelodrama: a ''constant'' theme is about the attention/obsession everything from trashy tabloids to two-bit political commentators would have for superpowered figures, and how that works to screw over their normal lives.

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* TabloidMelodrama: a A ''constant'' theme is about the attention/obsession everything from trashy tabloids to two-bit political commentators would have for superpowered figures, and how that works to screw over their normal lives.



* TheStoic: Walker.

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* %%* TheStoic: Walker.



* [[WhamEpisode Wham Issue]]: After years of dancing around it, the end of the ''25 Coolest Dead Superheroes of All Time'' arc revealed that Deena [[spoiler: actually '''did''' kill Johnny Royale]].

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* [[WhamEpisode Wham Issue]]: WhamEpisode: After years of dancing around it, the end of the ''25 Coolest Dead Superheroes of All Time'' arc revealed that Deena [[spoiler: actually '''did''' kill Johnny Royale]].
7th Mar '16 11:34:34 AM Nettacki
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A TV adaptation starring Creator/SharltoCopley (''Film/{{District 9}}'', ''Film/{{Elysium}}'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'') as Christian, Susan Heyward (''Series/TheFollowing'') as Deena, Creator/MichelleForbes (''Series/TheKilling'') as Retro Girl, Creator/NoahTaylor (''Series/GameOfThrones'') as Johnny Royalle and Creator/EddieIzzard as Wolfe has been ordered by the [=PlayStation Network=], and will begin airing in March 2015.

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A TV adaptation starring Creator/SharltoCopley (''Film/{{District 9}}'', ''Film/{{Elysium}}'', ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'') as Christian, Susan Heyward (''Series/TheFollowing'') as Deena, Creator/MichelleForbes (''Series/TheKilling'') as Retro Girl, Creator/NoahTaylor (''Series/GameOfThrones'') as Johnny Royalle and Creator/EddieIzzard as Wolfe has been ordered by the [=PlayStation Network=], and will begin began airing in March 2015.
7th Oct '15 3:03:46 PM StFan
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* BewareTheSuperman: Most of the time, this isn't too big a problem, but [[spoiler: Supershock, the Superman-analogue]], goes off the deep end and nearly causes a [[Comicbook/{{Irredeemable}} Plutonian]] or [[{{Miracleman}} Kid Miracleman]]-like world disaster. He "solves" the Israeli/Palestinian conflict by annihilating the entire area, melts the Pope and does a number of other deeds that they can't directly attribute to him because he can only be observed if he wants to be.

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* BewareTheSuperman: Most of the time, this isn't too big a problem, but [[spoiler: Supershock, the Superman-analogue]], goes off the deep end and nearly causes a [[Comicbook/{{Irredeemable}} [[ComicBook/{{Irredeemable}} Plutonian]] or [[{{Miracleman}} [[ComicBook/{{Miracleman}} Kid Miracleman]]-like world disaster. He "solves" the Israeli/Palestinian conflict by annihilating the entire area, melts the Pope and does a number of other deeds that they can't directly attribute to him because he can only be observed if he wants to be.
13th Sep '15 5:07:37 PM Exxolon
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